When Jacob Stone III was born on 17 November 1695, in Duffield, Derbyshire, England, his father, Jacob Stone II, was 31 and his mother, Elizabeth Cheetham, was 30. He married Mrs Ellen Stone in 1722. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He died in 1776, in Darley Dale, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 81, and was buried in Duffield, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom.
English: from Middle English ston(e) ‘stone, rock’ (Old English stān). The surname may be topographic, for someone who lived on stony ground, by a notable outcrop of rock, or by a stone boundary-marker or monument, or habitational, from a place called Stone, such as those in Buckinghamshire, Devon, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Kent, Somerset, Staffordshire, and Worcestershire.
Irish (Kilkenny): adopted for Irish Ó Clochartaigh (see Clougherty ) and/or Ó Clochasaigh (see Clohessy ), and possibly several other names containing or thought to contain the element cloch ‘stone’.
Americanized form (translation into English) of various surnames in other languages, meaning ‘stone’, including Jewish Stein , Norwegian Steine, French Lapierre .